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Tacos del Julio Expands to the Las Vegas Strip From Houston With Street Tacos and Campechana

Monterrey-inspired tacos de trompo and frijoles charros arrive on the late-night menu

The exterior of Tacos del Julio and its outdoor seating area, now open at the Strip’s Hawaiian Marketplace.
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In a surprise Strip debut earlier this month, Tacos del Julio has expanded to Las Vegas Strip from Texas, launching a fast-casual menu, outdoor seating, and late-night hours.

A Houston fixture since 1990 and famed for its street tacos menu and green duck mascot, Tacos del Julio replaces Chew & Chug at the Hawaiian Marketplace. The steak and seafood restaurant relocated to the Venetian’s Grand Canal Shoppes food court last August.

An offshoot of a decades-old Monterrey, Mexico, franchise, the original restaurants inspired a Tacos del Julio’s house specialty, the seasoned and spicy taco de trompo.

Still to reveal an updated Las Vegas menu, announced Nuevo León-inspired dishes include campechana, doblada, pirata tortillas, and fried charro beans.

Tacos del Julio, Hawaiian Marketplace, 3743 Las Vegas Boulevard S., Suite #120, 725-204-8342. Open daily from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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Chew & Chug

3377 Las Vegas Boulevard S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-473-5063 Visit Website

Tacos del Julio

3743 S Las Vegas Blvd Ste 120, Las Vegas, NV 89109 Visit Website

Grand Canal Shoppes

3327 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 414-4500 Visit Website

Hawaiian Marketplace

3743 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 795-2247

The Venetian

909 Broad Street, , MA 02189 (781) 337-4363 Visit Website